Davide Chiantore on Financial Maturity
In a world where inflation and rates are rising, the speed of depreciation is much higher than one might imagine. It is very important, therefore, to be able to give returns on capital in order to avoid having a considerable loss of value on investments on a national level. The rise in rates by the Central Banks, moreover, facilitates the
Pan di stelle, Nutella Biscuits and Swine fever
THE BISCUIT WAR For some days now in Italy there has been a great rumour of the war that has broken out between Barilla and Ferreo. The first one in January launched on the market the "Pan di Stelle Spreadable Cream", launching a frontal attack on the multinational company of Alba that has dominated the sector for 55 years with his
The digital age of Wealth Management
Millennials are identified as those born between the 1980s and the new millennium. This generation is challenging the traditional way in which financial services are delivered.
Technology invades compliane with Regtech
Lately, particularly after the financial crisis, the financial sector has witnessed an increase in regulatory requirements, both in terms of restriction and disclosure.
Abalone launches the first notified AIF ever
Today, the 21st of July 2016, the very first Notified Alternative Investment Fund (NAIF) has been launched in Malta by Abalone Asset Management, which gains the primacy for structuring this innovative type of fund. Abalone and its team is indeed very proud to announce the launch of Ventura SICAV, whose notification process has ended successfully with the MFSA registering the Fund
Malta, The future of Alternative Funds
With the coming into force of the new NAIF structure (Notified Alternative Investment Fund), Malta puts itself under the spotlight as a financial centre dynamic and responsive to the rising European trends.
The Tech Gap
69% of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) use online banking. 47% of HNWIs not using robo-services would consider them for the future. This is to say how the tech appetite is remarkable in the segment, which might be an alarm for the wealth and more generally asset management business. Indeed, according to a new survey from the CFA Institute, asset management would